April 18, 2018

10 Benefits of Foam Rolling

By: Shawn Jang (NASM-CPT, NASM-CES, NASM-FNS, NASM-WLS) According to the National Academy of Sports Medicine, foam rolling, or self-myofascial release, is a “flexibility technique used to inhibit overactive muscle fibers.” Foam rolling is a great way to keep your body in top shape so you can achieve your fitness goals more efficiently and effectively.   […]

Fitness Exercises & tips
April 14, 2018

How to Read Nutrition Labels

By: Shawn Jang (NASM-CPT, NASM-CES, NASM-FNS, NASM-WLS) Knowing how to read nutrition labels is a great way to keep track of the number of calories and amount of food you are putting into your body. For instance, many people pour cereal into a bowl without weighing the portion using a food scale or taking into […]

Nutrition & Diet
March 31, 2018

How Often Should You Work Out?

By: Shawn Jang (NASM-CPT, NASM-CES, NASM-FNS, NASM-WLS) A question we often get from our clients is how often they should work out. While this may seem like a simple question, the answer can greatly determine how slow or fast you want to achieve your fitness goals, help prevent injuries, and boost recovery time. The following […]

Fitness Exercises & tips
July 21, 2017

My Favorite Fitness Apps

We live in a world where smart phones can help with nearly every aspect of our lives. Sometimes we wonder how we lives so efficiently without them. Anyway, with that said we have a few favorite apps that help with healthy living. These apps are all very different from one another and there are soooo […]

Fitness Exercises & tips
July 16, 2017

Benefits of Superfoods!

Many hear the term “Superfoods” all the time. So many questions follow that specific term. What exactly is a Superfood? Why should I be consuming them? And what foods are listed as Superfoods? In this quick blog I will try to answer all of those questions so next time you hear “Superfood” mentioned you won’t […]

Nutrition & Diet
July 11, 2017

Protein Content For Us Active Individuals

Everywhere we read about needing more protein and this protein powder and that protein powder. As a nutrition student at the University of Arizona, we are instructed about how much of each macro and micronutrient actually comes from the food we consume and does not need to be supplemented. Although some do need the supplementation, […]

Nutrition & Diet
July 8, 2017

Corrective Exercise

Corrective Exercise for everyone … pre and post injury! Almost every person has some degree of movement dysfunctions. These can be caused by years of improper postural or ergonomic adaptations, or over training in specific sports. Whatever the cause for an individual’s imbalances and regardless of the fitness level, Corrective Exercise is one of the […]

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June 28, 2017

Getting Out of That Rut

It is so easy to get yourself into a rut after feeling like you were at one point, so on top of your workout. Here are some tips to get yourself out of that rut and back on your way to achieving your goals. Try something new. If that means going on an adventure and […]

Fitness Exercises & tips
June 19, 2017

Water You Doing Forgetting to Hydrate?

As we are now in the summer months, dehydration is one of the top medical issues many people face, especially here in Arizona. Many do not realize the severity of dehydration and even heat stroke. As you plan an activity outdoor it is important to follow these tips when it comes to properly fueling and […]

Nutrition & Diet